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MAY 2021

The planets are charged up with energy this month. Jupiter moves into Pisces on May 13. He has dashed through Aquarius towards his home turf of Pisces. He will relax there until the end of July. Jupiter is the ancient ruler of Pisces and he expands and gives blessings and brings luck in that sign. Your fortunes will change for the better as long as work alongside him.

Saturn turns retrograde on May 23. You will have to look back at what you’ve accomplished since late December and see where you must make some corrections.

Mercury turns retrograde on May 29 at 24 degrees of Gemini. He travels backwards to 16 degrees of Gemini. He will be in retrograde motion until June 22. Gemini is a sign that Mercury rules so you can expect this to be  a powerful time. Prepare by backing up your devices, having your car checked out, and buying your new phone and computer before then.

There is a Lunar Eclipse on May 26 at 5 degrees of Sagittarius. Those who have personal planets neat that degree will feel eclipsed in some part of their lives. Let go of whatever holds you back from growing.

May 1 – Moon in Capricorn. It’s Beltane, the ancient fertility holiday. On this earthy day, plant the seeds of ideas to start ambitious projects that will have a transformative effect. Put down a strong foundation for what you want to achieve

in the years ahead. Make this a pleasurable evening with the people who make you happy.

May 2 – Moon in Capricorn, VC 10:38 am until 3:31pm when it enters Aquarius. It’s time to let go of all that is superficial in your life. You are able to look deep into what’s happening in your life and see what has seemed hidden. It’s a serious day when you can act on what you think is the right thing to do. Do your planting in the morning.

May 3 – Moon in Aquarius. The Sun and Saturn square off, each thinks it is right, and no one will budge. People behave the same way and call each other stubborn. Take the high road and try to see the big picture. It’s useless to fight and try to convince someone with what seems obvious to you. Stay in your mind and find fun in creating a new future.

May 4 – Moon in Aquarius, VC from 8:05 pm until 10:09 pm when it enters Pisces. Mercury entered Gemini late last night and he wants to show you how to use your words in a fluid manner. You will change your mind about many things. Be innovative and experiment with learning what you thought was too hard to grasp. Move outside your comfort zone.

May 5 – Moon in Pisces. Your intuitive skills are strong so listen to those gut feelings even if they don’t make a lot of sense. It’s a fertile Moon, good for planting berries and vines. You will feel good when you take care of those who are in trouble. Volunteer to help where help is needed. Spend extra time on your meditation practice.

May 6 – Moon in Pisces. It’s a spiritually oriented day when you want to be in service to others. Give of your time and energy to assist those who are in trouble. Make a donation to the food bank. Follow your heart and have faith that things will get better. Do the planting you planned to do this weekend.

May 7 – Moon in Aries. Now you have the energy to work on everything that slipped by during the past few days. You mind is sharp enough to handle anything that comes in front of you. You can find the words to prove your point. It’s best to be alone so you can go at your own pace. You don’t have much patience and don’t want to wait for anyone to catch up to you.

May 8 – Moon in Aries. It’s a day to receive blessings if you can accept that good things come from personal desires and also from focusing on the greater good. Go after the things, material or spiritual, that you want. You have enough common sense to keep it real. Satisfy your sensual cravings and indulge in gourmet foods and forbidden treats.

May 9 – Moon in Aries, VC from 6:50 pm until 7:46 pm when it enters Taurus. Venus is now in Gemini.  She moves your attention from the sensual world to the life of the mind. It’s time to contact friends and get out and be on the move. Work off any excess energy with some vigorous exercise. Push yourself to do better. You can laze around tonight.

May 10 – Moon in Taurus. The energy of the day is slow and steady. It’s an old Moon which reduces your energy even more. It’s a day to take  nap. Take care of your possessions, your body and your health. Check out online shopping sites for bargains. Shop for art, music, and jewelry. Pamper yourself with some beauty treatments.

May 11 – Moon in Taurus. Make frequent stops as you go through your day to appreciate the beauty of nature. Meditate on the Earth and set an intention to do something that will benefit the planet. Contribute to an organization that plants trees. Look over your finances and make realistic investments. Make a new budget. It’s a day to indulge in chocolate.

May 12 – Moon in Taurus, VC from 8:23 am until 8:43 am when it enters Gemini. Take your ideas out of your head and write them down. It’s the perfect day to finish up those old writing assignments that are clogging up your mind to make room to begin new ones. Jupiter ends his stay in Aquarius and gives you one more day to implement your big plans.

May 13 – Moon in Gemini. Jupiter enters Pisces. He switches his benefits from the realm of thought to that of intuition. He gives you the tools to communicate what you are feeling and find the right words. It’s better to do your paperwork, emails, phone calls, and Zoom meetings today rather than tomorrow. Meditate and pray. Go fishing.

May 14 – Moon VC Gemini, enters Cancer 9:30 pm. When the Moon is void-of-course all day, it’s a day off from the Universe. Catch up on whatever you want to do. Read through that pile of magazines, newsletters, and journals. Use the day to reflect on what is going on in your life. Nothing you start will go as planned so only start what you don’t want to happen. You’ll be lucky tonight.

May 15 – Moon in Cancer. Today and tomorrow are the best days of the month for planting Spend the weekend in your garden. Tour through established gardens to get ideas. Shop at nurseries and plant sales. If you don’t have a garden or yard, find something you can grow. Let nature help you connect with positive, nurturing emotions to share with your loved ones.

May 16 – Moon in Cancer. Enjoy the coziness of being home. Gather your family, both those of blood and of the heart, around you. You’ll feel good when you cook your childhood favorites and serve them to your loved ones. Call Mom and see how she is feeling, then check in on elderly relatives. Putter around the house and make minor repairs and then plant more.

May 17 – Moon VC Cancer, enters Leo 8:44 am. Something will push you to the edge of your comfort zone. Be ready to take a stand for your original ideas and to let go of the ordinary ones. You know how to be the star of your own drama and want to strut your stuff. You want to be in charge today and may have difficulties making compromises.

May 18 – Moon in Leo. You’ll get your creative insights in the morning and can act on them for the rest of the day. You need to play. It’s not a day to be alone as you want to shine in a group of friends and acquaintances. Buy gifts for the children in your life. Be a coach for kids and encourage them. Have a romantic evening with your partner or best friend.

May 19 – Moon in Leo, VC from 3:13 pm until 4:59 pm when it enters Virgo. Today is last full day of Taurus so take care of earthly matters. You will need to make some adjustments to find a way to continue on your path. Your heart will tell you what is most important. Tonight is a good time to cement your relationship and renew the vow to your commitment.

May 20 – Moon in Virgo. The Sun enters Gemini at 3:37 EDT. Stay flexible as you go through the day since the change in energy can be unsettling. You’ll feel like a kite that has taken flight and is lightly tethered to the ground. Don’t make any important decisions today. It’s a good time to take, or teach, a training course to brush up on your skills.

May 21 – Moon in Virgo, VC from 3:56 pm until 9:35 pm when it enters Libra. The Sun and Jupiter contact each other to give you boons and benefits if you put out the effort to earn them. Their gifts to you will be from the spiritual plane. Take time today to clean, file, sort, and recycle. Make a list of the things you need to do before Mercury goes retrograde next week.

May 22 – Moon in Libra. It’s a weekend to be social – get out and see people. Shop for items to make you and your surroundings more beautiful. Start home decorating projects so you can follow through on them in the next few weeks. Plant flowers and flowering bushes. Create your fantasy evening with your partner and  go to an illusory world.

May 23 – Moon in Libra, VC 5:36 pm. Saturn turns retrograde today and begins his trip back over his new Aquarius territory. You will be able to review and revise the changes you have made since the beginning of the year. Today is the day to have serious talks about rebalancing the power in your relationships. You will realize who you can drop from your life.

May 24 – Moon in Scorpio. This is the last workweek with Mercury in direct motion until mid-June. Listen to your gut feelings about which are the most important things to get done. You will have to adjust your thinking on some matters. Mercury is slowing down so don’t make any radical changes, just start the things you’ve thought about doing.

May 25 – Moon in Scorpio, VC 5:20 pm. You feel upset as if a storm is approaching. Examine your inner world and try to get rid of the negative emotions. Intuition is enhanced and gives you much information. Try to have a long stretch of time alone to prevent picking up static coming from other people. Center yourself by planting and getting your hands in the dirt.

May 26 – Moon in Sagittarius. Today’s Lunar Eclipse highlights the lessons of learning lots of data and then synthesizing it to use in a meaningful way. It’s an opportunity to let go off the ideas and beliefs that you carry around in your head which don’t represent you anymore. Read spiritual writings, mediate and chant, and quiet your mind.

May 27 – Moon in Sagittarius, VC 1:35 pm. It will feel like you’re spinning your wheels when you try to move forward with an idea or project. Work off excess emotional energy with some physical activity – running, working out, swimming. Make realistic travel plans as you see where you can go to get away. It may not be where you want to be, but you can find an okay place.

May 28 – Moon in Capricorn. Set your goals for what you can accomplish during this Mercury retrograde. Today is his last work day in direct motion, even though he is now standing still. Send out important contracts, deals, letters, and proposals. Make a list of work to be reviewed, edited, and revised. Schedule in time for a vacation.

May 29 – Moon in Capricorn, VC 6:15 pm. Mercury turns retrograde at 6:34 pm. Write down all the ideas that are flitting around in your head. You have three weeks to decide what to do with them. Put things in order around the house, office, and yard. Be prepared to be flexible when things don’t happen the way you think is the right way.

May 30 – Moon in Aquarius. Honor your mind by following your curiosity. Google facts that catch your fancy. Write down your thoughts and theories. Find interesting people to converse with. Listen to webinars and podcasts on unusual topics.  Meet with a group of people to see how you can improve your community and follow your ideals.

May 31 – Moon in Aquarius. Let go of your daily cares and relax into intellectual pleasures. Your intuition and mental functions work well together and assist you in creating something to share with others. Spend as much time as you like writing, speaking, creating a Youtube video. You will make people happy with your wit and words. Don’t censor yourself.